Healthy Benefits of Beer
APR 6, 2021
By Anandi Yalavarthi
Beer is an alcoholic drink made from the yeast-fermented malt and flavored with hops.
It is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks around the world.
Did you know beer is more nutritious than other alcoholic drinks?
It contains iron, calcium, phosphates, fiber, protein and even vitamin D
Studies suggest that beer drinkers have less chance of suffering from cardiovascular diseases or heart attacks
Beer reduces the risk of developing of kidney stones as it contains lot of hops rich in kidney health-promoting phytochemicals
The soluble fiber in beer reduces the LDL or 'bad' cholesterol. It also helps in blood-sugar and blood-cholesterol levels.
The silicone present in the beer, helps to build strong bones
Two glasses of beer a day can help reduce work-related stress and anxiety. But in the long run, it can contribute to feelings of depression and anxiety.
Hops has a secret ingredient- Xanthohumol. This helps slow down the degradation of process of memory.
Moderate beer consumption has been proven to increase cognitive function
These benefits of beer are not endorsed by physicians for the fear that heavy drinkers would take it as a permissive license to drink in excess.
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